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fi·bro·blast

 (fī′brə-blăst′)
n.
A cell that gives rise to connective tissue.

fi′bro·blas′tic adj.
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fibroblast

(ˈfaɪbrəʊˌblæst)
n
(Physiology) a cell in connective tissue that synthesizes collagen
ˌfibroˈblastic adj
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fi•bro•blast

(ˈfaɪ brəˌblæst)

n.
a cell that contributes to the formation of connective tissue fibers.
[1875–80]
fi`bro•blas′tic, adj.
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Noun1.fibroblast - a cell from which connective tissue develops
embryonic cell, formative cell - a cell of an embryo
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Translations

fi·bro·blast

n. fibroblasto, células de soporte de las que proviene el tejido conectivo.
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Matsubara et al., "Cytokine secretion of periodontal ligament fibroblasts derived from human deciduous teeth: effect of mechanical stress on the secretion of transforming growth factor-^1 and macrophage colony stimulating factor," Journal of Periodontal Research, vol.
(16) Given the adaptive role of the periodontium, the presence of these specific cytoskeletal molecules suggests a central role of periodontal ligament Fibroblasts in the maintenance of periodontal tissue homeostasis and in tooth movement.
Comparison of Er,Cr:YSGG laser and hand instrumentation on the attachment of periodontal ligament fibroblasts to periodontally diseased root surfaces: an in vitro study.